Civil Engineer

Job Title: Civil Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford
Contact Name: Joanna Rogers
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Job Published: July 23, 2019 12:00

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Civil Engineer for a residential house builder based in Essex. 

Main Duties:

  • Procure service records and enquiries for new developments, including responsibility for timely payment for new services infrastructure to support build programmes
  • Oversee the design and detailing carried out by externally appointed Consulting Engineer’s responsible for providing designs for new estate roads and sewers, including Section 38, 104 and S278 Agreements
  • Secure adoption agreements; S38, S104 and S278 to suit the development programme
  • Obtain designs for foundations and where necessary have input into securing structural designs for superstructure components
  • Maintain a continuous process of evaluation of Consultant’s designs to ensure that proposals adhere to best practice in value Engineering
  • Liaise with other Technical Team members and others as necessary to seek the discharge of building regulations and planning conditions


  • Individual who is educated to HNC/HND level in an Engineering related discipline with relevant post qualification experience
  • Previous experience in a design related environment, preferably with Civil or Structural Consulting Engineers
  • Ability to confidently handle negotiations with external bodies, including sewerage undertakers and highway authorities
  • Ability to co-ordinate with all members of the design team to ensure programmes are achieved
  • Individual who is computer literate. Experience of design software packages such as PDS or MicroDrainage is desirable although not essential

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